Tag Archives Sittwe

Today, on 2.9.2016, at 9 AM, there was an accident between a soldier's bike and a Rohingya's bike at Thae Chaung junction of Sittwe. Though none of them injured, the soldier started beating the Rohingya. Meanwhile, another Rohingya rickshaw driver came and punched the soldier who beat his fellow Rohingya inhumanely. The soldier ran away to his camp, located Rakhine…

Myanmar Army Commander-in-Chief Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing made the comments in his speech delivered to soldiers and their families at a military cantonment in the Arakan State capital of Sittwe, not to practice “extreme activities” “reestablish unity” “avoid discriminatory policies from colonial rulers" on 12.7.2016. Genocidal violence in Arakan State in 2012 and 2013 organized by Myanmar generals caused more…

An 800-year-old ancient mosque called “Sawduro Bor Masjid” taken on Jan 13th, 2011 in Sittwe.(Photo: Flickr / David Goetz)   (Sittwe, Myanmar) - Today, 7th Oct 2012, 300 Rakhine Buddhists attacked ancient central Mosque of Sittwe, Akyab, the biggest historical Mosque in Arakan State. First the Rakhine burned the Imam and Muazin houses which were located in the compound of…

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